Tag Archives | food tour

Give the Gift of Local Fare for the Holidays

One of the city’s most unique tourism experiences is giving locavores some delicious ways to get into the holiday spirit offering Holiday parties with a twist and giving the gift of ‘delicious memories.’ Vancouver Foodie Tours is offering up a heaping serving of seasonal fare and new ways for visitors and locals to taste their […]

Vancouver Foodster’s #ChefsDishesYVR Tasting Tour

As we get ready to bid a reluctant farewell to summer, it may seem as if there is little to look forward to come Fall. Taking place in the waning warmth of summer is a red hot challenge by our good friend Richard Wolak over at VancouverFoodster.com.  From now until September 30th, many of Vancouver’s […]

Tangoo.ca Preview – The General Public & Eight 1/2 Restaurant

In the early part of 2010, just before the Winter Olympics, I recall an interesting article was published in a local paper decrying Vancouver as one of the most boring nightlife cities in North America. Now, as much as I love this beautiful city, there was very little I could say against the amusing editorial. […]

Tasting Plates Downtown Vancouver 2013

On February 20th, I was invited to attend the Tasting Plates Vancouver Downtown event hosted by Richard Wolak (@vanfoodster). For those not familiar with the Tasting Plates series, attendees purchase a $35-45 ticket which grants them access to set event menus across 8-10 restaurants over a 3-4 hour time span. Unlike a traditional food tour, […]

Vancouver Foodster’s #PoutineChallenge Tasting Tour

Whenever I am asked what dishes, if any, are quintessentially Canadian, the first answer that always comes to mind is poutine! Originating in rural Quebec in the late 1950’s, this delicious combination of fries, cheese and gravy has since spread throughout North America and the world. For the month of February, Vancouver’s very own Richard […]

Dishcrawl Vancouver: Kits Bits & Bites Food Adventure

Over the past few years, Vancouver has seen its fair share of food trends come and go. Although I rarely subscribe to fads, I have taken a personal interest in the emergent business concept of food tour companies. When executed properly, I feel they have the potential to offer an engaging dining experience to tourists […]

Shanghai Élan Restaurant – ChineseBites Signature Dishes Tour #9

On Nov 5th, the ChineseBites.com panel came together for the 9th Signature Dishes Tour dinner at Shanghai Élan Restaurant. Tucked inside Crystal Mall in Burnaby, this restaurant is known to locals for serving authentic Shanghainese cuisine. A slight departure from our previous biweekly dinners, I was looking forward to the diverse array of Shanghainese dishes […]

Nong Chinese Restaurant – ChineseBites Signature Dishes Tour #7

On Oct 3rd, I met up with the regular ChineseBites crew to try a few signature dishes at Nong Chinese Restaurant right at 41st and Granville Street. Growing up in Kerrisdale, I had been to Nong (formerly The One) before but was interested in trying some dishes my family and I do not usually order. […]

Vancouver Food Tour: Gastown Craft Beer ‘n Bites Tour [PREVIEW]

Earlier this week, EatinginVancouver was invited by Vancouver Food Tour to try their Craft Beer ‘n Bites package out in Gastown. Having never been on a food or beer tour before, I was especially curious about a few things ie. 1) What kind of beers we would be trying 2) What food would be paired […]

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